In this video you’ll learn how to use the Tell Don’t Ask Principle to write better Ruby code! Watch the full video for concrete examples of how to apply this principle in Ruby. Keep learning! Watch more Ruby videos, subscribe to the channel now & visit my website. Thank you!
RailsConf 2018: Don’t Settle for Poor Names (or for Poor Design) by Alistair McKinnell Have you ever been frustrated with code that is sprinkled with poorly named classes, methods, and variables? One of the most valuable things you can do as a developer is to choose good names and to sensitize your teammates to the […]
Kids nowadays might be better at recognizing TV show or game characters than actual animals. How do we reinstall the link between nature and children? Then again, even if many of the millennial hobbies might seem pointless or like a waste of time for us, they can actually act as a seed or a spark […]
Public broadcasting in Germany receives a massive eight billion euros annually, yet it is subject to little or no public feedback, ranking, or even debate on what constitutes value or quality. We will introduce non-profit tech start-up “Rundfunk MITBESTIMMEN”, an open-source web application where people can say which broadcasts should benefit from their fees. It […]
RailsConf 2017: Accessibility (when you don’t have time to read the manual) by Katie Walsh For some, making web applications accessible is a must; Government websites fall under Section 508 and retail sites need to reduce legal risk. But for others it seems like a luxury; Consultants are expensive, and so are the developer hours […]
When you look at your response times, satisfied that they are “fast enough”, you’re forgetting an important thing: your users are on the other side of a network connection, and their browser has to process and render the data that you sent so quickly. This talk examines some often overlooked parts of web applications that […]
Is a college degree necessary to get a job above the median wage? Perhaps not. Here are 5 of the best paying jobs you can get with a high school diploma. Photo: iStock/fatihhoca Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: Visit the WSJ channel for more video: More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Follow […]
Building services and integrating them into Rails is hard. We want smaller Rails apps and nicely encapsulated services, but services introduce complexity. If you go overboard in the beginning, you’re doing extra work and getting some of it wrong. If you wait too long, you’ve got a mess. At Yammer, we constantly clean up the […]
By Kevin Burke Usability researchers have known for years that people browsing the Internet don’t read things word by word – they scan pages for the content they want. Yet many API’s and documentation resources are written as though users are reading every word. If busy users can’t find what they are looking for, you’ll […]
In this video you’re going to learn about an amazing Ruby gem to help you build command-line applications in Ruby! Keep learning by watching more of my videos, subscribing to the channel & visiting my website. Thanks for watching!
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